ADVERTISEMENT

13-year-old shot by police as they enforced curfew, dies in hospital

Minor allegedly shot by police enforcing curfew dies

Kenyan Administration Police on patrol

A minor who was allegedly shot by police who were enforcing the curfew directive has died.

ADVERTISEMENT

The 13-year-old, is said to have been shot by police on Monday as they enforced curfew in Mathare.

Yasin Moyo, was rushed to Mama Lucy hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday.

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji directed the Inspector General of Police Hilary Mutyambai to urgently probe the shooting of Yasin Moyo.

"DPP Noordin Haji has directed IG to thoroughly but urgently investigate reported incident of shooting of 13-year-old boy at Kiamaiko, Mathare and forward file to his office for appropriate direction," the ODPP said.

Enforcing curfew & human rights violation

Various human rights group condemned the shooting of Yasin who was a class eight pupil waiting to sit for his KCPE exams.

There has been an uproar in the manner in which police officers executed curfew orders, with some rights groups calling for civic education for them and the public.

Police in various parts of the country were pictured and recorded caning people who defied the curfew, raising the issue of brutality.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Chebukati responds to Raila after remarks in Jacaranda rally

Chebukati responds to Raila after remarks in Jacaranda rally

DCI officers ambush thugs to save kidnapped university girl

DCI officers ambush thugs to save kidnapped university girl

Kibicho reveals moment when Magoha almost resigned from office

Kibicho reveals moment when Magoha almost resigned from office

Why people thought I was crazy in marrying Magoha - Dr Barbara

Why people thought I was crazy in marrying Magoha - Dr Barbara

Report shows decline in biometric fraud attempts in Kenya

Report shows decline in biometric fraud attempts in Kenya

Gov't announces changes in issuance of birth & death certificates

Gov't announces changes in issuance of birth & death certificates

Court frees 4 suspects in Edwin Chiloba murder case

Court frees 4 suspects in Edwin Chiloba murder case

Cabinet adopts tablets as Ruto chairs first paperless meeting [Photos]

Cabinet adopts tablets as Ruto chairs first paperless meeting [Photos]

CS Machogu issues warning after witnessing students going to school at odd hours

CS Machogu issues warning after witnessing students going to school at odd hours

ADVERTISEMENT